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Just Your Luck (1996)

Six million dollars suddenly goes up for grabs when an aged diner's heart fails after he discovers that he has won the lottery. Which of the remaining late-night dining regulars will get ... See full summary »

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Six million dollars suddenly goes up for grabs when an aged diner's heart fails after he discovers that he has won the lottery. Which of the remaining late-night dining regulars will get the cash? How many will have to die to get the answer? Written by productiondesign@aol.com

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A comedy about too much cash... and too much coffee. See more »

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Rated R for strong language and some violence | See all certifications »
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Whiskey Down  »

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References Paradise Alley (1978) See more »

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Young and Foolish
Performed by Bill Elliott and His Swing Orchestra
Written by Bill Elliott, Ned Claflin
Courtesy of Full Keel Music Co. and Bill Elliott
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The other, other Jon Faverau Vince Vaughn flick
31 July 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This is a well written, well acted, and horribly photographed character play about a group of diner patrons who decide to split the winnings of a lottery ticket of a recently deceased man. Plot twists and double crosses abound in this rickety comedy.

Overall, this flick may be better appreciated as another chance to catch Jon Faverau and Vince Vaughn on screen together. Although they both have supporting roles (like Ben Affleck and Matt Damon in "School Ties"), the fact that independent cinema's finest creative duo both star in this one, makes it even more worth a look.


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